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BYD delivers over 50,000 electric buses globally

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-10-17 14:53
An employee works on the window frame of an electric bus at the BYD Coach and Bus factory in Lancaster, California. [Photo/Agencies]

XI'AN - China's leading new energy vehicle (NEV) maker BYD has so far delivered more than 50,000 electric buses to global clients, a manager of the company said in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

According to Liu Zhenyu, general manager in charge of BYD's Xi'an business, said the electric buses of BYD have entered dozens of countries and regions including the United States, Britain, Japan, India and Chile.

BYD has provided pure electric buses to more than 90 cities in Europe, grabbing around 20 percent of the local electric bus market share. In the Asia-Pacific region, the NEV maker's electric buses have been put into use in Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and India, Liu said.

In India, for example, over half of electric buses on the street were made by BYD, he added.

BYD Xi'an new energy industrial base was put into production in September 2014. With an annual output of more than 300,000 passenger cars, it has become BYD's biggest vehicle production base in China.

BYD has set up electric bus plants and research centers in foreign countries such as the Netherland, the US and Brazil.

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